Very recently, whenever I run Firefox, an arrow appears, pointing down and disappears to the top of the screen
Recently, whenever I run Firefox, an arrow appears, pointing down and quickly disappears to the top of the screen. I'm not trying to download something, it is whenever I run Firefox. At first I thought I was seeing things, but verified by concentrating just to catch, it appear and disappear. See no reason for this. I use Firefox for years and it's never happened before. Furthermore, it does not appear on my IE browser.
Never mind. I found the problem and it was a program that was trying to download it, but couldn't all the time. I removed from the Firefox download page.
When I run firefox it takes about 30 seconds and it prevents the functioning of my mcafee? its has started after I updated to version 10!
You can try to update the add-on of McAfee. The latest version is reported to be less problematic. See also this.
The screen time-out is set to 2 minutes. What is happening in mode security also so it's a system problem? All this experience?
It also happens with me, but don't worry cela an energy saving function. When the phone detects no movement at all for a few seconds it automatically put the phone to sleep. This will happen only if you put the phone backwards.
Whenever I run Firefox, I get the update available alert, and it's usually for the same version number. Installation does not help. Next time I run the application, the alert is displayed again. Running on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 35.0.1.
If he has problems with the update or with the permissions then best is to download the full version and trash the version currently installed to do a fresh install of the new version.
Download a new copy of the Firefox application and save the file to disk on the desktop image
- Firefox 37.0.1: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/
- Basket of the current application of Firefox (open the Applications folder in Finder and drag the Firefox application to the trash) to do a cleanup (re) install
- Install the new version you downloaded
Your personal data are stored in the Firefox profile folder, so you will not lose your bookmarks and other data to personal when you uninstall and (re) install or update Firefox.
I had Firefox starts downloading a file yesterday and then changed my mind leave Firefox in the process. He asked if I wanted to cancel the download and I said yes. Now, whenever I run Firefox, it starts to download the same file 805 MB that I already have a copy from another source. I deleted everything I could find with Firefox or Mozilla in preferences and Caches as well as a few other places, but again, start Firefox and it starts downloading. Looked through the preferences of Firefox and see nothing that looks like it would fix this problem. It's Firefox OS x 35.0.1 10.10.1, in fact, it is the OS X ComboUpdate 10.10.2 it maintains keen to download, but it is already on my drive.
I would like to give your more information, but I'm in Safari, Firefox now because I don't want to waste resources to have this file to download it again. I don't have a line T1 entering my house. Sorry, but this issue should be responsible without any of this info.
To find the right solution to your problem, we need a few more non-personal information on your part. Follow these steps:
- Use ONE of the following methods to open the Firefox troubleshooting information page:
- Click the menu button
and select troubleshooting information.
- Type of topic: support in the address bar of Firefox and press the Enter key.
- Click the menu button
- At the top of the troubleshooting information page that appears, you should see a button that says "copy the text to the Clipboard. Until it clicks.
- Now, go to your forum post, right click in the answer box and select Paste from the context menu (or click inside the response box and press Ctrl + V) to paste all of the information that you copied in the post on the forum.
If you would like more information on the troubleshooting information page, please read the article, use the troubleshooting information to help solve the problems of Firefox.
If you have the "see the last time windows" in place for the start of Firefox, it changes temporarily and close the download. Restart Firefox and this cache should disappear. If not, try an update of Firefox:Firefox Refresh - reset the settings and Add-ons and restore old data profile with this information: recovery of data from an old profile
- Use ONE of the following methods to open the Firefox troubleshooting information page:
I've been running firefox now for about 4 years and love. Recently, I tried signing and he spends just a blank page. I uninstalled it and re installed nothing helps. I have it on my list for my wall of green fire and we tried all the difficulties that I can. can you please help. I use your program running my websites so much better than chrome or internet explore. attached is a photo of what I experience when I'm trying to sign. than you in advance. Colleen
Hi Colleen, assuming that it is not a problem of external software, then the next few things to try include:
Firefox Safe mode
It is a standard diagnostic tool to disable extensions, hardware acceleration, and a few other advanced features of Firefox. More info: questions to troubleshoot Firefox in Safe Mode.
If the menus are usable, you can restart Firefox in Mode safe mode using either:
- button "3-bar" menu > "?" button > restart with disabled modules
- Help menu > restart with disabled modules
Not all add-ons are disabled: Flash and other plugins still works
After stops in Firefox, a small dialog box should appear. Click on 'Start mode safe' (not reset).
If the menus are not usable, exit/crash Firefox and hold down the SHIFT key when you start again. A small dialog box should appear. Click on 'Start mode safe' (not reset).
You can load pages?
If you have the same problem, it could be something in your settings or in the Firefox program folder. These approaches test these possibilities.
Create a new Firefox profile
A new profile will be your plugins installed by system (for example, Flash) and extensions (e.g., security suite toolbars), but no themes, other extensions or other customizations. It should also come with fresh data bases of completely fresh settings and a cache folder.
Out of Firefox and start in the profile using Start Manager > Search box (or run):
Do not delete anything here.
Any time want to switch profiles, exit Firefox and return to this dialog box.
Click on the button to create a profile, assign a name like Dec17 and ignore the possibility of changing the location of the folder. Then launch Firefox in the new profile that you have created.
You can load all the pages in the new profile?
If so, this looks like a settings problem. If this isn't the case, it could be the Firefox program files corruption. See the "Clean reinstall" section below.
When you return to the Profile Manager, you might be tempted to use the button to delete the profile. It's a little too easy to accidentally delete your 'real' profile, so I recommend you to resist the temptation. If you don't want to clean up later, I suggest to make a backup of all your profiles first in case something go wrong.
To keep the new profile, and migrate the data, see the article: recovery of data from an old profile.
Or as an interim measure, you can return to your regular profile and try the Reset/Refresh function. This article describes what is preserved and lost in this process: Refresh Firefox – reset settings and Add-ons.
Clean reinstall it
(1) download a fresh Installer for Firefox 34 of https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/all/ in an ideal location. (Scroll down your preferred language).
(2) the release of Firefox.
(3) to rename the program folder
(Windows 32-bit folder names)
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
(Windows 64-bit folder names)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox
C:\Program Files (x86)\OldFirefox
(4) run the installer you downloaded in the #1. It should automatically connect to your existing settings.
When you start Firefox, you may need to use the Profile Manager to return to your regular profile.
Note: Some plugins recently installed can exist only in this OldFirefox file. If it is missing something essential, present in these files:
Sometimes after that I changed my proxy in a few days.
Now, each time after I start Firefox, I have to click on option-> proxy setting then click OK without any change or changes of mirror, it works then.
I can't save my setting in the option-> proxy page. Whenever I run firefox, the proxy parameter is selected as "manual" with nothing in the IP blanks, although I changed it to 'Auto' last before closing.
The problem is not fixed under the 'Disabled add-ons' mode. The removal of caches, cookies or sth otherwise don't work or the other.
What should I do? answer me, it's annoying.
Start Firefox in Firefox to solve the issues in Safe Mode to check if one of the extensions or if hardware acceleration is the cause of the problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Firefox/tools > Modules > appearance/themes).
- Makes no changes on the start safe mode window.
Whenever I start Firefox, my home page is displayed, and then another tab of a page I looked at in the past. I don't know how to do stop loading up this extra page on start up. Suggestions? Thank you!
Whenever I start Firefox, my home page is displayed, and then another tab of a page I looked at in the past. I don't know how to do stop to load to the top of this additional page at startup and can't seem to find information on how to disable this junk page. Any suggestions? Thank you!!
Maybe you inadvertently set both pages to be your Homepage"(s)"?
Whenever I run Windows Experience Index to classify this PC, it blocks the PC when it hits the CPU assessment. PC won't stop or restarts, everything seems to lose the video. I have to start cold to get it back. EVGA GeForce Nvidia 8800GT card. Current drivers of Web site. AMD Phenom II 955 Black Edition x 4. New construction on PC.
You tried to do a Scan SFC? Here's how:
1. click on Start.
2. click on all programs.
3. click on Accessories , right-click on command prompt .
4. click on run as administrator.
5. If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password, or click allow or continue.
6a invites him, type sfc/scannow and press to enter. Once the scan is complete, restart the computer so that the changes take effect
For more information, please see the link here.
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In the latest versions of FireFox, there's a display option which allowed a change in the size of the fonts and objects on the screen temporarily on the fly. This seems to be missing from version 6.
In the latest versions of FireFox, there's a display option which allowed a change in the size of the fonts and objects on the screen temporarily on the fly. This seems to be missing from version 6. It was very useful and should be added to version 6.
If you mean the - and + Zoom control so it is always there in Firefox 6.0
Edit: I see that you are using Windows 7 where the menu bar is hidden as a Firefox orange button by default. Some menus objects much may not be visible in the menu of the Firefox button. Show the Menu bar or use the - and + Zoom controls buttons.
To load up my web site, I use firefox ftp it keeps disappearing and I can have access to it even though I know that the program is on my computer
Original title: I'm using firefox FTP I used it for years. All of a sudden whenever I click on ftp fire that it disappears from the screen how can I find it again.
You did changes to the computer before the show?
I suggest you return the item for more information about the issue:
I hope this helps.
Why FireFox don't have a stick and go like the other browsers?
What is the one thing missing from other than firfox
It's a great browser
Firefox 4 will have to paste & go in the address bar using the context menu.
I am using the new firefox Sync since it is has been implemented without problem. I got this error after you perform the following steps:
(1) old drive replaced with the new SSD drive and installed Windows 7 drivers etc + Firefox
(2) deleted [email protected]***.com Firefox Sync account
(3) [email protected]***.com Firefox Sync account created
(4) imported my favorites last folder E:\Users\***\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\***.default\bookmarkbackups on the old drive.
Since then, whenever I open Firefox I get the above error. If I enter the password 'Firefox Sync' sync works fine until the next time that I restart Firefox.
I think I've tried all the solutions on the firefox support forums and Firefox Sync troubleshooting.
Among others, I have:
(1) updating Firefox is
(2) signedInUser.json deleted, restarted firefox with Add-ons disabled, account forget Firefox Sync, reconnect to the account
(3) deleted Firefox Sync account and recreated
(4) completely uninstalled with Revo Uninstaller, file C:\Users\***\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\ deleted, reinstalled firefox firefox.
Last error sync-log http://pastebin.com/K7PaPMbB
Thanks for any help
Thank you 1 million.
You pointed me to the right direction. Manager of password has been activated, but it seems that firefox has reset my privacy settings.
All I had to do was my privacy settingsand in my history of custom parameters, click parameters next to "Clear history of Firefox closing" and uncheck the box "Saved passwords" as in the following image
When I try to close the tab, another opens and offers to receive a gift. Only 'Leave page' button on the screen to finish closing unwanted thing, but next time Firefox starts, it opens again, usually with different forms of web content.
Kaspersky IS and Malwarebytes didn't find anything. So I guess it's sort of configuration stuff, but I can't find were pick up the unwanted "opener of the tab.
Thank you very much! This was the case. Stupid, I've been to don't not to watch this simple thing, especially after correction of similar problem with my IE shortcut which I thought myself.
Shortcut was the URL 'firefox.url' file with content as in the attached picture.
Sometimes the air forms the side help! Especially when you focus your efforts to try to find the cause of the problem were it is not (try to find malware responsible for trouble when the syntax simple question is to blame).
The tabs keep appearing from a few days it y a. sometimes, they are replaced by more later created tabs. This version of Firefox is not as friendly as my old version. Now running Windows 7 and not XP.
The reset Firefox feature can solve a lot of problems in restaurant Firefox to its factory default condition while saving your vital information.
Note: This will make you lose all the Extensions, open Web sites and preferences.
To reset Firefox, perform the following steps:
- Go to Firefox > help > troubleshooting information.
- Click on the button 'Reset Firefox'.
- Firefox will close and reset. After Firefox is finished, it will display a window with the imported information. Click Finish.
- Firefox opens with all the default settings applied.
Information can be found in the article Firefox Refresh - reset the settings and Add-ons .
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